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Posted in The Bottom Line, Featured Post, Estate Planning

A Win for Family Businesses

by: Charles Friedman, Director   In 2016 it looked like a new proposed regulation might greatly limit a popular estate planning technique – leading to a big increase in the estate taxes of family business owners. Thankfully, late last month the IRS formally withdrew the proposal, allowing estate planners and their clients to breathe a…

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The MWE Distribution Advisor – Fall 2017 Edition

The MWE Distribution Advisor is our quarterly e-newsletter focused on the specific concerns of Distributors. The Fall edition points out what tax issues to consider when investing in training and recruiting, learning how to survive a family business “divorce,” the pros and cons of financing versus leasing equipment, and understanding and reducing cyberrisks.

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Tax Reform – An Unsure Thing

There’s nothing certain except death and taxes, the saying goes. The only problem is, lately, uncertainty surrounding the tax code has made a crystal ball as important a tool for CPAs as a calculator. The Trump Administration’s tax plan has injected a huge dose of uncertainty into this and the following year’s tax planning, as…

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MWE Advisor September Highlights

September highlights from The MWE Advisor newsletter: learn how to maximize tax breaks for work-related costs, the potential downsides of reverse mortgages, and why it’s risky to rely on unofficial IRS guidance.

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Why It’s Risky to Rely on Unofficial IRS Guidance

In a recent blog, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson explained why taxpayers can’t rely on answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Answers and other forms of “unofficial” guidance that are posted on the IRS website. While tax professionals already knew this, many taxpayers may find it to be a disturbing revelation. Olson’s blog notes…

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